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He provides strategic legal advice on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other complex corporate transactions.
John is an attorney in Womble Carlyle’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group and a member of the Firm’s Public Company Advisors Team. He advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, securities regulation, joint ventures, corporate governance and general corporate matters. John’s experience crosses a variety of industries, including healthcare services, healthcare information technology, financial services, and industrial manufacturing. He counsels companies throughout their business life-cycle from formation and start-up, to expansion and growth, to maturity and exit. He also has significant experience working with distressed companies and representing buyers and sellers in bankruptcy-related transactions.
John also represents private equity and venture capital funds in connection with portfolio investments and representation of portfolio companies throughout their business life-cycle.
John’s representative experience includes the following:
Represented U.S. public company with $110 million cross-border acquisition of U.S. and Canadian plastic manufacturer for the horticultural industry.
Advised board and management of healthcare services company in connection with several acquisitions of medical billing services companies, institutional debt and equity financings, commercial contracting, and corporate governance matters.
Advised board and management of NASDAQ listed healthcare information technology company in connection with several acquisitions of software services companies, institutional debt and equity financings, and corporate governance matters.
Represented private equity fund with $25 million cross-border acquisition of U.S. and Canadian services provider for the automotive industry.
Advising U.S. specialty rubber parts manufacturer with creation of joint venture in India and expansion of operations to Mexico.
Represented several financial services companies in connection with acquisitions of financial advisory firms and brokerages, including regulatory compliance matters.
Advised board and management of NYSE listed industrial forging company in connection with several acquisitions of companies providing parts and services to the aerospace and power generation industries, debt financings, SEC compliance, and corporate governance matters.
Advised founders of a healthcare information technology company in connection with entity formation, angel and venture capital financing, and creation of joint venture with strategic industry partner
Corporate and Securities
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public Company Advisors Team
Previous Legal Experience